You Can Get A Ticket For Walking In The Street

By Michael Armijo California – As kids, our parents warned us heavily to never ever walk in the middle of the street. It was viewed as a spot where no one could go. However, looking around today, it is clear to see that the sidewalk has become more of a suggestion than a requirement. More […]

You Can Get A Ticket For Walking In The Street

By Chandler Holloway and Michael Armijo California – As kids, our parents warned us heavily to never ever walk in the middle of the street. It was viewed as a spot where no one could go. However, looking around today, it is clear to see that the sidewalk has become more of a suggestion than […]

CSU Trustees Vote to Increase Tuition by 5%

By Marissa Mitchell In spite of widespread protests from students and elected officials alike, on Wednesday the California State University Board of Trustees voted to raise tuition by another 5%, beginning next school year, to address the shortfall of state funding. The vote was a close one: 11-8. Among those opposing the passing of this […]

Legislation Approved For State Cyber Security

Establishes Strong Foundation for Securing the Most Sensitive Information Systems  By Chris Wangsaporn Sacramento – Assemblywoman Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar) announced that her legislation to put California’s troubled cyber security system back on track was approved by the Assembly Privacy & Consumer Protection Committee. On the heels of a troubling audit of the state’s […]

Californians Meet Water Goals

Courtesy of CA Water Board SACRAMENTO– Californians have reduced water use by 25.5 percent since June, and are continuing to meet Governor Brown’s 25 percent mandate, despite a decline in the statewide water-savings rate during the last three months of 2015. In December, the statewide conservation rate was 18.3 percent, down from 20.4 percent in […]

New Laws on the Books for 2016

Staff Reports On January 1, several new laws will hit California.  Here are some that might affect you and your family: SB 172 suspends the administration of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) at least through the 2018 school year. High school seniors will receive their diploma without having to pass an exit exam.  […]

Energy Regulations Drill Californians’ Wallets

  By Marc Miles and Wayne Winegarden   California – If forecasts predicting another brutally cold winter are correct, Americans’ furnaces will soon be working overtime. Last year’s frigid temperatures significantly increased heating bills across the country. For instance, the cost to heat a home with propane has increased by more than 50 percent.   […]